Science news of the week:
The first evidence of a planet’s destruction by its aging star has been discovered by an international team of astronomers.
Filmmaker Chris Tangey captured video of a fire tornado in Australia
August 2012 was the fourth warmest August ever recorded since record keeping began in 1880
According to NASA, summer of 2012 has been “the most severe wildfire season Russia has faced in a decade.”
Song of the week:
Ume’s “Run Wild” off their album, Phantoms, check out their kickstarter here.
This week’s featured stories:
Harvest Moon and the Equinox Jorge speaks with Deborah Byrd about the equinox and the upcoming Harvest Moon.
Biomimicry Jorge Salazar speaks with biomimicry expert Janine Benyus about innovations inspired by nature.
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